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Fresno Greek Fest Schedule

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You have three days to squeeze it all in! Don’t miss a thing!

HOW TO ENJOY OUR FESTIVAL
Here are some tips for ensuring a great experience!
-No outside food or beverages
-Well-trained service animals only
-We will be wanding at the entrance

WHO:
For people who like good food and family fun, so, everyone.
WHAT:
The 59th Annual Fresno Greek Fest, California’s Premier Greek Fest.
• $6/Adults (Discounted admission tickets available online)
• FREE – Seniors (65+) and Children (under 12)
WHEN:
August 23-25, 2019
• Friday, August 23, 2019 – 4pm-Midnight
• Saturday, August 24, 2019 – 11am-Midnight
• Sunday, August 25, 2019 – 11am -6pm
WHERE:
The grounds of the beautiful St. George Greek Orthodox Church
• 2219 N. Orchard , Fresno, CA (SW corner of First and Clinton)
WHY:
So many reasons! Here are a few specifics:
FOOD!
Gyros, Souvlaki, Vegetarian Plates, Greek Fries, Fried Calamari, Haloumi, Greek Coffee, Frappes and Ice Cream. Not to mention, Moussaka, Pastichio, Spanakopita, Tiropita, Olives, Sausage, Greek Salad, Feta Cheese, Dolmades, Greek Chicken, Lamb Shank, and more! So much food!
GREEK MARKET (AGORA)!
Looking for hard to find Greek ingredients? Visit our Greek Market in the main hall! For more information  – Click Here
DANCING!
In addition to St. George’s own dance groups, authentic Greek dancers from all over the state have been invited to perform! Every region of Greece will be represented and, of course, everyone is invited to join in the fun!
DRINKING!
A full Grecian-style Taverna (bar), Greek wine tasting, Frappe’s, microbrew Greek craft beer, Greek coffee and more! There’s something for everyone!
MUSIC!
The Olympians, a popular Greek band from Long Beach, will be performing on the Main Stage while, direct from Greece, the HoHLax Trio will be playing an acoustic set on the patio.
ART APPRECIATION!
Tour the newly renovated, awe-inspiring domed ceiling and stained glass at St. George Church!
• For more information about St. George Church – Click Here
SHOPPING!
Food items, trinkets, souvenirs and gifts for the whole family!
Don’t miss our Greek bookstore which offers books and publications, unique Greek jewelry, icons and gift items plus hard to find authentic Greek food staples.
FUN FOR THE KIDS!
New! Escape Room, Water slides, games, bounce houses, arts and crafts, and even gold mining!
Individual Youth Tickets: $1.00/per ride
• Pack of 10 Tickets: $8.00
• Pack of 20 Tickets: $15.00
• Unlimited Daily Wrist Band (includes bounce houses/water slides): $10.00
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Youth Activities 2019


Ticket Carnival
Gold Panning
Gemstone Search
Bouncers
Crafts
Leather stamping
Candle Making
Plinko
A tiny tots area (for 4 years and under only)
Snow Cones, Popcorn, and Cotton Candy
16′ water slide

FRIDAY

  • 4PM:  Gates open

  • 5PM: Live Music ‘The Olympians’: Parthenon Stage

    Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

  • 6PM: Church Tour

  • 6:30: Cooking Demo: Baklava with Kopi –Plato’s Patio

  • 7PM: Church Tour

  • 7:30: Cooking Demo: Spanakopita – Plato’s Patio


    Dimitri, the World-Famous Wine Dancer—Parthenon Stage

  • 8PM: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

    Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

  • 8:30: Public Dance Lessons: Parthenon Stage

  • 9PM: Church Tour

    Until Midnight: Live Music & Dancing: Parthenon Stage

SATURDAY

  • 11AM: Gates Open

  • Noon: Live Music ‘The Olympians’: Parthenon Stage

    Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

  • 1PM: Church Tour

  • 1:30: Cooking Demo: Greek Salad – Plato’s Patio


    Dimitri, the World-Famous Wine Dancer—Parthenon Stage

  • 2:00: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

    Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

  • 3PM: Live Music: Parthenon Stage

    Church Tour

  • 3:30: Cooking Demo: Dolmades – Plato’s Patio

  • 4PM: Public Dance Lesson: Parthenon Stage

    Live Music, Greece’s ‘HoHLaX trio’: Plato’s Patio

  • 4:30: Church Tour

    Live Music: Parthenon Stage

  • 5:30: Cooking Demo: Baklava with Kopi- Plato’s Patio

  • 6:00: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

  • 6:45: Live Music: Parthenon Stage & Plato’s Patio

  • 7PM: Church Tour

  • 7:30: Cooking Demo: Pastitsio – Plato’s Patio


    Dimitri, the World-Famous Wine Dancer: Parthenon Stage

  • 8:15: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

  • 8:45: Public Dance Lesson: Parthenon Stage

  • 9PM: Live Music: Parthenon Stage – ‘TILL MIDNIGHT

  • 9:30: Church Tour

    Until Midnight: Live Music & Dancing: Parthenon Stage

SUNDAY

  • 9:30: Divine Liturgy: Church (Respectful Attire, Please)

  • 11AM: Gates Open

  • Noon: Live Music ‘The Olympians’: Parthenon Stage

    HoHLaX Trio-Plato’s Patio

  • 1PM: Church Tour

  • 1:30: Cooking Demo: Greek Coffee with Kopi & Vasili – Plato’s Patio


    Dimitri, the World-Famous Wine Dancer: Parthenon Stage

  • 2:00: Greek Dancers Perform: Parthenon Stage

  • 2:45: Greek Dance Lessons: Parthenon Stage

  • 3PM: Live Music: Parthenon Stage – ‘TILL CLOSE

    Church Tour

  • 3:30: Cooking Demo: Moussaka – Plato’s Patio

  • 4:30: Church Tour

  • 6PM: Festival closes

    See you for our 60th Anniversary Festival in 2020!


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California's Premier Greek Festival · August 23, 24 & 25 - 2019

Hours: Friday (4 PM - Midnight) / Saturday (11 AM - Midnight) / Sunday (11 AM - 6PM).

Admission: $6 for Adults, Seniors (65+) & Children (12 and under) are FREE!

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